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What causes chest pain while breathing in after eating?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Aspiration?

It is not entirely clear when the pain comes on (are you breathing in immediately after eating and then having pain, or just have pleuritic pain after eating a meal).
In either case, it could be that you are inhaling either food directly into your lungs or getting gastric contents in your lungs. However, cough is the more common symptom of either.... Are you having a cough?

In brief: Aspiration?

It is not entirely clear when the pain comes on (are you breathing in immediately after eating and then having pain, or just have pleuritic pain after eating a meal).
In either case, it could be that you are inhaling either food directly into your lungs or getting gastric contents in your lungs. However, cough is the more common symptom of either.... Are you having a cough?
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. William Walsh
Other potential problems could be gut ischemia (low blood flow), coronary arterial disease (i.e. you are having a form of angina)... and so on. You should see your physician soon, and get thoroughly checked out.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Chest pain

CP may be due to several reasons: you may have to rule out heart attack, angina, pericarditis, aneurysms, pneumonia, pleurisy, acid reflux etc.

In brief: Chest pain

CP may be due to several reasons: you may have to rule out heart attack, angina, pericarditis, aneurysms, pneumonia, pleurisy, acid reflux etc.
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